Month: November 2013

Honky Tonk Memories with Wayne Mills

Me with Wayne Mills Several years ago I was introduced to a feller by the name of Wayne Mills.  He was opening up for Jamey Johnson in concert.  That led to a good friendship since that day.  I was fortunate to have met his wife and son when he did a show in Bowling Green, …

Nashville songwriter passes away from gunshot wound

Wayne Mills – by Jessica Blankenship Saturday evening the country music community mourned over the loss of one of its own. Alabama native, Wayne Mills, passed away due to injuries received from being shot by Nashville club owner, Chris Michael Ferrell, on Saturday morning. News of his passing was reported on his band’s facebook page. Wayne Mills was born in Arab, …

Kentucky country music legend receives Presidential honor

President Obama presents Loretta Lynn with Medal of Freedom – Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images Today, President Obama presented 16 Americans with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Among those was country music legend, Loretta Lynn. The award, created by President John F. Kennedy, recognizes significant achievements in politics, world peace, science, culture and other fields and …